What's in a Country's Name?

Newspapers this week have been plastered with headlines of violent crackdowns against peaceful demonstrations by Buddhist monks. Exactly where this is taking place depends on whom you ask. Thursday, the Washington Post carried the headline "Burma Meets Protests With Violence" on its front page while The New York Times exclaimed, "Myanmar Attacks Protestors, Arresting Monks." As the confrontation between pro-democracy protesters and the repressive military regime continues to dominate the...Full Story
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